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Our Growing Family

And it’s not even a baby on the way or a new pet! Chief and I headed to Adelaide last weekend to catch up with our children. We all used to live there but Chief and I fled the nest (way too early) to take up new opportunities in Brisbane – anyway, I digress. We […]

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WPC: Sweet

This week’s challenge is to post a photograph of what sweet looks like to you and I’m putting a different take on this. I have learned that Queenslanders (or Australians in general or even people in general) use the expression ‘sweet’ when something is good or great.  This could well be an expression picked up from […]

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WPC: Silence

This week’s photo challenge is how to capture silence in a photograph. Is it a positive image, or is it the opposite, revealing the lack of communication in a friendship or the dangers of not speaking out? Show us your interpretation in a new post. Mine is a positive image of a peaceful beautiful place not […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Ascend

via Photo Challenge: Ascend This little fella had ascended into a gum tree for a feed of the youngest eucalyptus leaves but the effort was too much for him. Ascend

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WPC: Serene

South Australia is my adoptive homeland and we spent the first 11 years of our Australian adventure there before moving to Brisbane.  It was easy to find places of serenity in such a beautiful peaceful place. Be it in the vineyards of the Adelaide Hills or by the sea at Brighton these photos were, and […]

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Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

This may or may not be the right forum to delve into such matters as personal relationships but it’s time I duly ‘fessed up’. You see, besides my maturing marriage I have become deeply entrenched in another long-standing relationship. We’ve known each other a long time now but it’s only in recent years that ‘things’ […]

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WPC: Evanescent

And this is also Word of the Day for me! evanescent adjective soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing. moment in time. An Easter sunset captured in Belair, South Australia and one I knew I wouldn’t be seeing again for a while. Evanescent

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WPC:Wanderlust

Wanderlust “a strong desire to travel.” This week I can absolutely relate to David W’ and the surreal sensation of standing on the opposite side of the world to your usual abode. I experienced this 12 years ago when we arrived in Sydney en-route to our new home in Adelaide. After seeing the photos of the […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: H2O

H2O, providing hours of fun skimming on the surface.   H2O

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In Mourning This Morning 

The weekend is well and truly over and so too the queue of scheduled posts; the pressure is on!  Thought I’d share with you just how I’m feeling this week. For just under ten years I was employed by the Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of SA (RA&HS).  Sounds mighty grand doesn’t it? I was […]